I like to create multi-layered pieces that comment upon and reference literature and visual art.


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Humanistic works

A Crown of Stars (2006)

wedding oratorio for soprano, tenor, SATB and SSA chorus, and chamber orchestra, 43 minutes

Tesserae: Six Mosaics of Ancient Rome (2003-04)
for flute, viola, and guitar, 15 minutes

Four Views of Pompeii (2004)
for string quartet and harp, 18 minutes

American Gothic Suite: Theme and Variations on Grant Wood’s Art (2005)
for flute, viola, and guitar, 14 minutes

Summer-Night Songs (1994, rev. 1997)
for soprano saxophone and harp, 8 minutes

The Golden Prophecy (2008-09)
for alto saxophone and piano, 13 minutes

Candelas (1997-98)
for piano solo and wind ensemble, 17 minutes


The Magic Lantern (Méliès Suite in seven movements) (2006)
for piano solo, 33 minutes

Flower-terrible Memories (1992-94)
for piano solo, 15 minutes

Cloisters (1997)
for guitar solo, 12 minutes

Fireflies: A Folk Set for Flute and Guitar (2006-08)
28 minutes

The Dead are Dancing (2006)
for flute and piano, 13 minutes

Nebula (1999)
for clarinet, violin, cello, piano, 23 minutes

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